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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                  I Believe In Father Christmas - Greg Lake
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Tabbed by: siskny

Drop D Tuning


Intro:

e--10---12p10---9---10p9---7---9p7---5---7p5-----------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--11---11------9---9------7---7-----6---6-------------------|
d-----0-------0---0------0---0-----0---0-----0---------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|


e--3---5p3---2----3p2---0---0---0---0h2----------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--4---4-----2----2-----0---2---2---2------------------------|
d----0-----0---0------0---0---0---0-----0--------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|


e--3---5p3---2---3p2---0---0---2p0---------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--4---4-----2---2-----0---2---2-----------------------------|
d----0-----0---0-----0---0---0-----0-------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------0-----------------------|


e--3---5p3---2---3p2---0---0---2p0---------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--4---4-----2---2-----0---2---2-----------------------------|
d----0-----0---0-----0---0---0-----0-------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------0-----------------------|

   {NOTE: This measure gets only a 3 count}

e--2p0-----2p0-----2p0---------------------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--2-------2-------2-----------------------------------------|
d------0-------0-------0-------------------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------0-------0-------0-----------------------------------|


Verse 1:

   G       D       Dsus2       D

e--3---3---2---2---0---0---0---2-----------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--4---4---2---2---0---0---2---2-----------------------------|
d----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|

They said there'll be snow at Christmas
They said there'll be peace on earth
But instead it just kept on raining
A veil of tears for the virgin birth

   C       G       D     Dsus2 D

e--3---3---3---3---2---2---0---2-----------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--5---5---4---4---2---2---0---2-----------------------------|
d----0---0---0---0---0---0---0-----0-------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|

I remember one Christmas morning
The winter's light and a distant choir

   D       A       G       D

e--5---5---5---5---3---3---2---2-----------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--7---7---6---6---4---4---2---2-----------------------------|
d----0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0---------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|

The peal of a bell and the Christmas tree smell

   D       G6          D

e--2---2---0---0---0---2---2p0-------------------------------|
b------------------------------------------------------------|
g--2---2---0---0---2---2---2---------------------------------|
d----0---0---0---0---0---0-----0-----------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d--------------------------------0---------------------------|

And eyes full of tinsel and fire


Solo 1:

Repeat solo 1 over intro.

      D        G      Dsus2  D         G       D        A

e-----10-9-7-9-10--7------7---------|--7-------10--9-10------|
b--10-----------------10-----7--10--|----10-8-----------10---|
g-----------------------------------|------------------------|
d-----------------------------------|------------------------|
a-----------------------------------|------------------------|
d-----------------------------------|------------------------|

       G6    D      G         D             G6     A       D

e---------7-----------------------|--10-7--------------------|
b--8-7-------10--8--10--8-7-8-10--|---------8--7-8-10--10----|
g------9--------------------------|------------------------7-|
d---------------------------------|--------------------------|
a---------------------------------|--------------------------|
d---------------------------------|--------------------------|


Verse 2:

They sold me a dream of Christmas
They sold me a silent night
And they told me a fairy story*
'till I believed in the israelite

And I believed in father Christmas
And I looked at the sky with excited eyes
'till I woke with a yawn in the first light of dawn
And I saw him and through his disguise


Solo 2:

Repeat solo 1 over solo 2 and intro.

e---------------------------|--------5-----------------------|
b---------------------------|--7-8-7----8-7-5----------------|
g---------------------------|------------------7-6-----------|
d-----4-5-4-5/7--4-5-4-5/7--|----------------------7---------|
a---------------------------|--------------------------------|
d---------------------------|--------------------------------|


e------------------------------|-----------------------------|
b------------------------------|-----------------------------|
g---------4--------------------|--7-4------------------------|
d--5-4-------7--5--7--5-4-5-7--|------5--4-5-7--7------------|
a------7-----------------------|-------------------5---------|
d------------------------------|-----------------------------|


Verse 3:

I wish you a hopeful Christmas
I wish you a brave new year
All anguish pain and sadness
Leave your heart, let your road be clear

They said there'll be snow at Christmas
They said there'll be peace on earth
Hallelujah noel be it heaven or hell
The Christmas you get you deserve

Outro:

Repeat solo 1 twice.


* Harmonics in the second verse:

e------------------------------------------------------------|
b-----<12>------<7>------------------------------------------|
g------------<7>---------------------------------------------|
d---------<7>------------------------------------------------|
a------------------------------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------------------------------|


************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| <> harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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cheeksboy 10 Dec 28, 2013 01:39 AM

Good tab - my favourite christmas song

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